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6450-901-Darien Road

There is an ongoing migration of people from countries all over the 10/40 window through South America all the way up to the United States and Canada. Currently, they y to Brazil or Ecuador and travel by land all the way up through Latin America.
The most difficult part of the journey is through the Darien Gap which is a lawless area between Columbia and Panama which is almost completely undeveloped and infested with drug/ people traffickers, armed rebel groups, venomous snakes, treacherous mountain ranges ect. Many are injured, robbed or so worn down that they cannot continue on the journey.
Those who are able to make it through are likely picked up and detained by the border police after their 8 day journey through the jungle. Some are only detained for days or weeks, but those from Muslim countries are often detained for many months. Provisions for these people are scarce to none as the panamanian border police are very limited in resources and therefore cannot provide for these people. Thus they suffer a broad range of trials during their detention. These needs include but are not limited to: medical, psychological, clothing, food, financial, social.